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Bauli Saison | Rushing Duck Brewing Company

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3.76/5
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80 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rushing Duck Brewing Company
New York, United States
rushingduck.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
A new take on an old style. Saison’s originated in the South of Belgium and are famous for the distinctive fruity, spicy notes given off from the yeast. They also tend to be lighter, effervescent, and quenching. Bauli Saison is all of that, but adds a unique twist. We’ve added White Peppercorns, Coriander, and Kaffir Lime Leaves to the beer to enhance the spice flavors naturally produced by the yeast as well as adding a distinct citrus flavor to make it a lighter beer on the palate but still providing tons of flavor.

Added by tobelerone on 05-19-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#22,404
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
80
pDev:
9.84%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
15
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 80 |  Reviews: 9
Reviews by tobelerone:
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4.16/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap at the brewery and brought a growler home. This is what Indra Kunindra would be if it were a saison. Weird right? It works and this is one tasty beer if you like lemongrass and coriander.

Light golden brew with a hazy body and a fluffy white head. Pretty solid retention and lacing out of the growler. Aroma is grainy and full of yeasty Belgian esters, citrusy hops, and peppery spice, but the lemongrass really jumps out front in a lovely way.

Flavor follows the nose fairly closely; the lemongrass hits you first and foremost; pepper from both the addition of white peppercorns and from phenols comes at you next; citrus and lightly floral hops; coriander (both seed and leaf); modest grainy malt backbone. Complex and tasty; thai-food in a refreshing saison package.

Medium-light bodied, medium-crisp carbonation. Unique and easy to drink and really lovely overall. Won't be everybody's cup of tea but we really enjoyed this.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of joel66
3/5  rDev -20.2%

Photo of Billolick
3.94/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

32 ounce growler filled at the Green Growler Grocery, Croton-on-Hudson, NY

Pours hazed medium golden amber, under a looser off white head, and leaving a tiny bubble film, thin collar and quality fine high sheeting and loose fields of lace.

Lemon and light pepper on the nose.

Bright, lemony, peppery and yeasty saison. Nicely crafted and well worth a try.

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Photo of acurtis
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of Griffith
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of scootny
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Excellent rocky head with a decent amount of retention. A lightly clouded, tawny golden liquid with some streaks and spots of lacing on the glass. A light covering remains as I drink. No carbonation evident.

Nose puts forth Pilsner malt with a bit of honey and faint lemongrass notes. This underpins a wheat malt twang, with a dinner roll like, bready sweetness. A bit of dough .There is some soap and Belgian funk. Hops are somewhat floral with a mild spiciness. A touch of pepper and alcohol add a bit of bite.

Taste is deep with funk and soap. Dry and quenching with lots of refreshment in each swallow. Light malt body carries grains and faint honey. Faint white grapes and lemongrass. Wheat malt as well. All of these are supporting players however. The real stars are the band of funk and dryness. Herbal hops and dryness are the signature flavors after the funk and soap. They clean your mouth and palate like nobody's business. A bit of crackers linger to settle the scrubbing of you mouth by this very old school take on hoppiness.

Feel is medium light in weight, with a mild, but just right carbonation and a crisp swallow.

A great summer quaffer. Top tier marks for the refreshing personality and drinkability. While the abv is a little high for a session brew, I'd happily have it on had while enjoying a hot day in front of the grill with good friends. Solid brew.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of nyrblue2
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.09/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On tap at Rushing Duck Brewing in Chester, NY.

This one pours a slightly hazy yellow, with a small head, and a lot of lacing.

This one smells pretty yeasty and spiced, with some lemon and orange and white pepper.

This was a really tasty saison with some interesting little twists and turns. This has a nice lemony and peppery character that really plays nicely with the saison yeast and the slightly citrusy hops.

This one is medium bodied, with a full bodied and pillowy mouthfeel, and a fairly high level of carbonation.

Another real solid beer from Rushing Duck.

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Photo of metter98
4.03/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is slightly hazy dark golden yellow in color and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high bright white head that died down, but consistently left a short head covering the surface and lots of specks of bubbles down the sides of the glass.
S: Light aromas of Kaffir Lime leaves are present in the smell with spicy notes from the yeast and other spices.
T: The taste is spicier than the smell, having flavors of coriander and peppercorn to pair with the Kaffir Lime leaves.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and somewhat dry on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I found this saison to be very enjoyable—the additional spices used in the ingredients really complemented the spices from the yeast.

Serving type: can

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Photo of WeisGuy
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.2%

Photo of Ardeer
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Granuaile
4.18/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice light and crisp taste, it's perfect for sitting outside on a warm evening.

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Photo of jaemeno3
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sachie23
3.27/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mikexw
3.29/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SadMachine
3.81/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AnitaBrewski
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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Bauli Saison from Rushing Duck Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 80 ratings
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